Sitnasuak Native Corporation recently held its forty-sixth annual meeting. Shareholders gathered in Nome to celebrate the corporation’s successes, hear reports, share questions or comments, and vote on three board of directors.
The Native Village of Hooper Bay and RurAL CAP)will open a women’s domestic violence shelter in the Hooper Bay sub-region in early 2020 as a result of extensive collaboration with community stakeholders.
New protection measures for crab and salmon will restrict timing, depth, and locations of mining operations in Norton Sound.
Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) kicked off the tenth round of its popular People Propel program this past month following the Board of Directors’ approval of the $1.5 million budget for this year’s program.
Cape Espenberg is an eyebrow of sand, driftwood, and low plants on the northeast corner of the Seward Peninsula. It is now quiet except for the swish of the wind through cottongrass and the songs of birds, but archaeologists have found a large village site there.
With the approval of an extra $330,000 in spending at its March meeting, the Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) Board of Directors finalized its annual community benefits budget with over $18 million in projects set for 2019.
Coastal Villages Region Fund (CVRF) is continuing its partnership with the Alaska Business Development Center (ABDC) to provide free tax return assistance to residents of the CVRF region through ABDC’s volunteer tax and loan program.